Dying Melted Chocolate?

Decorating By sweet_teeth Updated 21 Dec 2008 , 10:15pm by Monkess

sweet_teeth Posted 21 Dec 2008 , 8:08pm
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Can I use the wilton paste colors to dye melted chocolate? I bought a bunch of that crappy (haha) wilton chocolate that is made to be melted, and I want to dye it christmas colors. I have done this before, but it was before I discovered cake decorating and I used grocery store food dye to dye the chocolate, and it absolutely ruined it.

Thanks for the help CC'ers.. and Happy Holidays!!

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cakeschmake Posted 21 Dec 2008 , 8:19pm
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i used wilton colors to dye chocolate before.... it wasnt chocolate melts but white chocolate or rather almond bark. it will keep the off white color and I didnt try to get deep bright colors, but it worked for the pastels i was going for. i hope this helps!

sweet_teeth Posted 21 Dec 2008 , 8:36pm
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Thanks for the reply. I think almond bark is pretty similar.. so i'm guessing it will work. Thanks for the tip about it being a bit pastel. I like pink a whole lot better than red.. so I guess everyone will have to settle for my pink and green colored chocolate pretzels. Yum!

indydebi Posted 21 Dec 2008 , 8:42pm
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any coloring that is not water based will work.

sweet_teeth Posted 21 Dec 2008 , 8:58pm
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Thank you indydebi! You are always so knowledgeable icon_smile.gif

AZCakeGirl Posted 21 Dec 2008 , 9:06pm
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I just did this yesterday with the Wilton chocolate melts. It worked fine!

Monkess Posted 21 Dec 2008 , 10:15pm
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To color choclate-avoid powder and anything water based, all else is fine.

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